watercolor

Round Robin-Round 3

Here’s my start on the third week of the Round Robin group illustrations with my illustrator friends Amy Farrier and Diandra Mae.

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Round Robin – Round 2

Howdy All! Here’s the second portion of this week’s Round Robin with fellow illustrators Diandra Mae and Amy Farrier.

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Round Robin – Round 1

Howdy all! Two of my very talented illustrator friends (Amy Farrier and Diandra Mae) and I have decided to start a Round Robin of illustration. Each week the first illustrator will create a piece that the others will add on to. So here’s my addition to the Round Robin – Round 1:  

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Watercolor Studies

Here are some watercolor studies I did a while back as a lesson in loosening up.          

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Critter Club, Huzzah!

Hello all! You may have noticed that I have been absent from my blog. This is the reason… Yay!!! I’ve been having a great time working on the Critter Club chapter book series by Little Simon. With the help of my wonderful Art Director, Laura Roode, the books are turning out beautifully! I am so

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How-To Stretch Paper

Hello all, my name is Marsha Riti, and I am a children’s book illustrator as well as a member of the Girllustrators. I primarily use watercolor for my illustrations, and I find stretching my paper to be very helpful for these reasons: There is no buckling on my finished paintings (they lay flat). This is

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Pond

In the spring, the fields where I lived as a child would flood. My sister, Andre, and I would go out and swim in the field ponds. We always came home muddy and happy.

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Mermaiden

After accomplishing a ton of drawings for a project I am currently working on, I am suddenly really loose! Yay! I just whipped up this painting of a cute mermaiden. I am really enjoying working with watercolors in a looser way. I am truly inspired by a good friend and wonderful illustrator, Amy Farrier.

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Boys and Bikes

Hello all! Sorry about the long absence. I have been a bit busy lately with a current project,  but I vow to post more often. Here is a sample I created for a potential client. I sure hope they like it. :)

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